Production Operator

Location
Calne
Salary
£18564 - £19262 per annum
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
00071218
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is one of the top 3 players in Europe in its sector, manufacturing products that contribute to building sustainable homes, they are designed and manufactured according to a controlled closed loop philosophy that includes a service life of 50 years or more, as well as recycling and reuse at end of life.

They are now looking to a new Operator to join their extrusion team.

You will learn extrusion skills including:
- problem solving, from receiving raw material to the finished product.
- packing extruded profiles to fulfil demand at highest quality standards following correct procedures
- to Start and Shut down Extrusion Machinery
- to record all necessary data on Production Run Sheet, Process Condition Sheet and Daily Log
- to adhere to strict Quality Control and carry out regular inspections as per procedures IE: O.P.C.
- to follow the production work schedule as set out including colours changes, order changes etc in order to meet production deadlines.
- to control Scrap levels to approved minimums, following correct procedures and informing relevant personnel of any issues
- to be able to recognise all materials, profiles and adhere to Product Identification Procedure.

Your duties will also include:
- Maintaining the production department to a high standard adhering to procedures and policies keeping all areas clean, tidy and safe leading to a disciplined work environment.
- Maintain required Logistical procedures complying with correct and safe transportation of Products in accordance to approved procedures/policies.
- To adhere to Health and Safety Policy and observe Safety Manual at all times including use of PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment).
- Communicate all activities and immediately report all Incidents/Accidents or non conformities
- To work with diligence and self development to widen own knowledge of extrusion

The successful candidate will be:

- Conscientious with excellent attention to detail, working to a consistent high standard of work
- Keen to learn with a proactive, positive 'can do' attitude
- Self organised, with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
- Able to make decisions within set parameters to own, manage, and resolve problems
- Interpersonal, with good verbal and written communication skills

Also desirable, but not essential for the role is:
- Previous experience in a packing or production role
- Forklift operating experience

Compensation & Benefits:
- Competitive hourly pay with shift allowances and enhanced overtime rates
- Contributory Group Pension Scheme
- 276 hours holiday per annum including bank holidays
- Death in Service Scheme
- Company Sick Pay
- Ride2Work Scheme
- Computer scheme
- Child Care Voucher Scheme
- Parking
(Eligibility periods may apply to some benefits)

Working Hours:
This role operates a 3 on 3 off rotating shift pattern of 12 hour shifts, the standard working hours are 06:00 - 18:00 (days) and 18:00 - 06:00 (nights).

Based in Calne, Wiltshire.